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HP Enterprise Synergy servers: Flexibility for the cloud, but at what cost?

The Synergy line of servers uses a new hardware-level API for composing private and hybrid clouds, but cheaper software-only solutions may be good enough

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Microsoft and HP reveal more details about cloud partnership

The deal will include new hardware and software that bring the two companies together

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Global location wars: Amazon vs. Microsoft vs. Google

The leading public cloud providers are furiously standing up data centers around the world to grab market share country by country

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The public cloud is more secure than your data center

Yet another breach shows that good security practices applied to the public cloud are the best data defense

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Microsoft's new premium Office 365 subscription for businesses is here

Office 365 E5 offers new features including organizational analytics and Skype for Business Cloud PBX


HP Enterprise will maximize opportunities as Azure reseller

HP Enterprise's plan to be a Microsoft Azure reseller will leverage HP's sizable presence as an enterprise vendor, rather than as a creator

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Amazon Dedicated Hosts: Bye-bye to noisy cloud neighbors

Amazon's EC2 Dedicated Hosts nominally introduces better usage tracking and software licensing for VMs, but it could also help solve the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' problem

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It's springtime at last for cognitive computing

Artificial intelligence suffered a long winter, but a new name -- cognitive computing -- and a flood of data, innovation, and compute power now has thousands smart applications flourishing

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Be thankful for these 3 cloud advances

Cloud security, operational reliability, and big data access have made major strides in 2015, but there's more work to be done

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2016 and beyond

Enterprise technology development keeps racing ahead, and this year's forecast explains how most of it will be wrapped in the cloud

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The 5 biggest debuts at DockerCon

Throughout DockerCon Europe last week, new products and services made their first appearances, including Docker's fledgling management system

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No, containers are not the future of the cloud

Containers are a great path to better applications, both in the cloud and on-premises, but they are not the cloud itself

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Microsoft Dynamics AX: A new ERP is born, this time in the cloud

Enterprise software has long been associated with clunky interfaces and a long learning curve, but Microsoft is aiming to change all that with Dynamics AX, the next generation of its flagship ERP system.

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Google's infrastructure czar predicts cloud business will outpace ads in 5 years

It's an optimistic prediction for the third-place hyperscale public cloud player

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Citrix spinning off GoTo collaboration business, laying off 1,000 people

The company will focus on the secure delivery of apps and data

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EMC helps VMAX, VNX storage arrays hook up with public clouds

Cloud repositories like Azure and Amazon S3 can become another tier of storage

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Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Red Hat’s robust, easy-to-use, and highly scalable PaaS now builds on Docker, with some temporary limitations

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Office 365 December update: More security, compliance

Available in the new E5 bundle and as add-ons, here's what Advanced Threat Protection, Customer Lockbox, and Equivio Zoom e-discovery will do

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